It’s pretty magical (and lucky) to have a talented photographer as a friend. The weather has been pretty grim here; warm and damp reminiscent of spring, like it’s clinging on to the last vestiges of summer. But as our days off collided the weather brightened, and while still warm, had a more welcoming chill of […]
New Year, Same Old Diet spiel: Is it time we ditched the tired tropes? Trigger warnings for diet talk.
“Every weight loss program, no matter how positively it’s packaged, whispers to you that you’re not right. You’re not good enough. You’re unacceptable and you need to be fixed.” ― Kim Brittingham, Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large Fat acceptance and body positivity for some is […]
Having been on a bit of a hiatus I’m snatching a quiet moment while visiting family up north. I guess it qualifies as my summer holiday? So, last week I attended by cousins wedding. After catching a gorgeous vintage bus to the church, a lovely traditional ceremony, and then a bus trip to the venue […]
The weather has been really unkind to my skin lately; I’m dry and flaky as well as breaking out, not to mention I have roots for miles. What better time to pick up a camera, right? I guess if it feels right you gotta go with it. So you know when you buy a piece […]
I had the displeasure of trawling through celebrity choreographer and Loose Women panellist Arlene Phillips twitter after she posted a hashtag she was trying to trend: #fitnotfat. The usual apologetic diatribe you’d expect from someone telling fat people to “close their mouths” and “pick up a skipping rope.” Naturally, my heckles went up and I […]
The sun has been out! Can you believe it? It’s been a hectic few months for me. I moved house and have been up to my neck in tins of this and that, boxes, paintbrushes and all that fun stuff. But now the days are getting warmer, I’ve started planting flowers now I have a […]
Last month I took another visit back up to the wilds of the Lake District to visit my family. Now if there’s one thing my home town has is charity shops and it was while I was browsing with my mum that I found this little cutie Checking the label it seems to […]